The Art of “Making Do”

I am sitting on my old broken desk chair at my laptop perched on a desk Steve got from a house he was working on. The fire is slowly dying down in the woodstove, which is the only source of heat here besides a little infrared heater we have in the bedroom for at...

Protein Bars

Protein bars don’t need to be prepackaged, filled with crap or difficult to make if you decide to do your own. Real ingredients can be put together quickly to create a filling and tasty bar. These leave room for the components you enjoy too. If you would like to...
Comfort Food-Cheesy Cauliflower

Comfort Food-Cheesy Cauliflower

Sometimes, even when you live the low carb lifestyle, you still just really feel the need for a nice pot of mac and cheese. Growing up, fixing a box of macaroni and cheese, with the cheese powder and a little milk and margarine were a staple. Now, of course we know...
Italian Meatballs with Creamy Parmesan Veggies

Italian Meatballs with Creamy Parmesan Veggies

Here is a quick and easy weeknight dinner. This one reheats well to take for lunch the next day if you have any left! Filled with good fats and proteins, you, and your kids will be full for hours! Oh, and this one meets the keto, and low-carb way of eating. Interested...

State Fair Stir Fry

If you have a fridge full of vegetables or leftovers, this is the perfect recipe! State Fair Stir Fry We made this one on the stage at the Minnesota State Fair in 2016! This recipe lends itself to so many manifestations. It can be vegan, vegetarian, paleo or keto with...

Oh the memories….

I just had a memory come across my Facebook page that made my heart hurt. This was from the summer I got married. I had spent several months in a crazy weight loss whirlwind….. July 3rd, 2012 “As of this morning, I have officially lost 30 pounds since the end of...

What are you willing to give up to feel better?

What are you willing to give up to feel better? This is the question of the day!! I was talking to some folks about my age the other day, and they were each lamenting about the medications they are taking, and how horrible they feel every day. Discussion about poor...

Feeling deceived…

I feel like I have been lied to for the last 40 years. If you follow my blog, you know my diet life has been a crazy roller coaster. I have purchased, downloaded and followed so many diet and workout plans I would hate to venture how much money I have spent following...